Lisa Heddens

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Lisa Heddens
Lisa Heddens - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
84th General Assembly portrait (2011)
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 46th district
Assumed office
January 13, 2003
Preceded by Mary Mascher
Personal details
Born (1964-06-06) June 6, 1964 (age 52)
Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Jeffrey
Residence Ames, Iowa

Lisa Heddens (born June 6, 1964 in Rochester, Minnesota)[1] is the Iowa State Representative from the 46th District and is an assistant majority leader. She has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2003. She received her BS from Iowa State University.

Heddens currently serves on several committees in the Iowa House – Ranking Member on the Health and Human Services Appropriations subcommittee, the Administration and Rules committee; the Commerce committee; the Education committee; the Human Resources committee; the Veterans Affairs committee; and the Public Safety committee.[1] Political experience includes serving as assistant minority leader in the Iowa House.

Heddens was re-elected in 2006 with 8,371 votes (63%), defeating Republican John Griswold and Libertarian Eric Cooper.[2]


Heddens obtained her teaching certificate in elementary education from Iowa State University.[1]


Heddens is married to her husband Jeff, who works for the Iowa Department of Public Defense. They have two children, Makenzie and Paul.[1]


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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Mary Mascher
46th District
Succeeded by